Parachipteria nivalis (Hammer, 1952),

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 111

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4666.1.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8676DA1E-4615-FFEE-FF53-F389FD83FA07

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Parachipteria nivalis (Hammer, 1952)
status

 

Parachipteria nivalis (Hammer, 1952) 

Original name: Achipteria nivalis Hammer, 1952  ( Ghilarov 1975)

Geographic Location and Habitats: AK: Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966); Northern coastal plain; Atqasuk; Brooks Range; Fairbanks Region; Denali NP ( Behan 1978a); Chandalar, (68°00’N, 149°45’W) ( Thomas & McLean 1988); Elliott Highway Burn (65°19’N, 149°06’W); Atigun (68°16’N, 14°924’W) ( Thomas & McLean 1988); YT: Herschel Is. ( Behan 1978a); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Coastal Plain; Porcupine Plain; Richardson Mtns; Ogilvie Mtns ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); NT: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Mackenzie Delta (Behan & Hill 1978); NU: Coppermine ( Hammer 1952a); BC: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); North of Kamloops, Douglas fir litter ( Marshall 1979); AB: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Wagner Natural Area, 8km W Edmonton, 53°34’N, 113°47’W ( Finnamore 1994); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP (Behan-Pelletier 2010).

Habitats: shrub tundra; Lupinus  , Dryas, Luzula  , Salix  litter and humid moss; dry subalpine meadows; willow, Arctostaphylos  and spruce litter.

Distribution: Holarctic.